My younger days.
I would have been 9-10 years old. My mother worked on a sheep station in NZ. The station was divided into two farms one each side of the river. we had two row boats to travel in between farms. I used to steal one and disappear for the day. I had 5 miles of this pristine river all to my self.
Perch (Red fin) trout Flounders & Kawai. I would moor in between the willows, and watch the redfin come up to my line, the water was crystal clear. We would string a gill net in the river and then had huge flounder every day for breakfast. well that was 50 years ago. Now its a commercialised fishing tour adventure park.
How wonderful was that, and I didn't appreciate it at athe time. How many redfin did I catch? lost count.